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    President George H.W. Bush dead at 94

    Probably the best, most gracious man to hold the office in my life time.

    https://abcnews.go.com/Politics/pres...ry?id=44866630
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    Thatís sad. He once visited us at a deployed location I was at in 2006 and made sure he shook hands with everyone deployed there. He didnít have to, but took the time to visit us anyway. Best of luck to his family.
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    Quote Originally Posted by seer View Post
    Probably the best, most gracious man to hold the office in my life time.

    https://abcnews.go.com/Politics/pres...ry?id=44866630
    Humble, gracious, and politically ineffective. Proof that nice guys can't do politics.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Mountain Man View Post
    Humble, gracious, and politically ineffective. Proof that nice guys can't do politics.
    On the international scene is was incredibly effective.

    I'm always still in trouble again

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    Quote Originally Posted by rogue06 View Post
    On the international scene is was incredibly effective.
    He was destroyed by the Democrats when they forced him to raise taxes.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Mountain Man View Post
    He was destroyed by the Democrats when they forced him to raise taxes.
    IIRC he wasn't forced but rather made the mistake of believing the Democrats when they promised to reduce spending if he agreed to a tax increase.

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    Quote Originally Posted by rogue06 View Post
    IIRC he wasn't forced but rather made the mistake of believing the Democrats when they promised to reduce spending if he agreed to a tax increase.
    Right they snookered Reagan too...
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    Quote Originally Posted by rogue06 View Post
    IIRC he wasn't forced but rather made the mistake of believing the Democrats when they promised to reduce spending if he agreed to a tax increase.
    Like I said, nice guys and politics tend to be like oil and water.

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